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  1. #21
    New Member
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    Mar 2013
    Location
    Dalton, PA
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    Weight Weenie Micro 56"
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    HG CF
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    DG WS + Dutch Hook
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    Just got to use my Weight Weenie Micro for the first time with my Wilderness Logics Tadpole. Camped just off the Northvillle Placid Trail about 2 weeks ago... stayed nice and dry throughout a night long rain. Happy Trails, Bones

  2. #22
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    Jul 2011
    Location
    Jamesburg, NJ
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    Bias Weenie
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    WBMJ
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    Phoenix/Mamba
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    Tree Straps
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    I hoping to test my Bias Weenie with my Mamajamba this weekend, don't think it's going to be a problem.

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    The Spaceweaseal Paradox spaceweaseal's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishbait View Post
    I hoping to test my Bias Weenie with my Mamajamba this weekend, don't think it's going to be a problem.
    Man you will be covered and comfortable..

  4. #24
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    Jul 2011
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    Jamesburg, NJ
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    Quote Originally Posted by spaceweaseal View Post
    Man you will be covered and comfortable..
    Definitely comfortable. Of all my hammocks this one has been the most comfortable to lay in in the basement. Can't wait to get it outside.

  5. #25
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    Dec 2012
    Location
    Moulton, TX
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    BIAS WWM
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    UGQ Hanger 11
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    TQ & Foam Pad
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    Whoopie Slings
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    Best tarp for a BIAS hammock?

    I have been pleased with my underground quilts hanger 11 with my WWM. It gives plenty of coverage, even with two hammocks side by side. It is also a handy shelter if you run out of trees and have to sleep on the ground.
    -TheFarmerCamper

    “The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” - Hans Hofmann

  6. #26
    New Member Unitic's Avatar
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    Oct 2012
    Location
    Louisville, KY
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    WBBB 1.1 DL; BIAS WW
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    WL Tadpole
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    20d Yeti; EE RevX
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    Stock Adj Webbing
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    My Tadpole has worked flawlessly with my WW on the month+ of my ongoing AT SOBO attempt.
    Here's a short video I recorded describing my goals for my SOBO scheduled to begin in July 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg0K0YDlFEE

    I also have a trail journal at: http://www.trailjournals.com/JourneyThruLyme and also here: http://www.kentuckyindianalymesupport.org/

  7. #27
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    Dec 2011
    Location
    Rosenberg, TX
    Hammock
    DIY 12' Channel end
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    HH Hex w/doors
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    AHE Potomac/DIY
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    RacerLoops w/Cinch
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rolloff View Post
    Toxaway. Not the CF Caddie, but maybe the Landrover.

    Nice and roomy in porch. Can go right into the duff in storm.
    Plus 1.

    But I get paranoid about wind driven rain coming in the ends, so if I think its going to be a Coastal Texas frog choker I take my HH Hex with doors just to be on the safe side.

    I suppose I should stop putting off making those Grizz beaks for the Toxaway----

  8. #28
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    Jul 2013
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    I have been considering a big daddy tarp or possibly a tadpole tarp. Do I need to go with a 144" ridgeline tarp with hiker lite hammock?

  9. #29
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    Dec 2011
    Location
    Covington, TN
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    The ridgeline on a BIAS is 108". This equates to near the 83 percent recommendation that HF members have generally settled on as being close to ideal. We recommend at least six inches of overlap on each end, meaning a 120" tarp should be adequate. Some have reported making do with three or four inches of overlap, but that's a bit too close for me.

    You can turn the tarp on a diagonal to get more coverage, though it's not ideal in cold conditions.

    Since I can't make a "squared" symbol, I will use "^2" to represent this. The formula is to take the square root of Width^2 + Length^2.

    In the case of an 8x8 tarp... it would work on a diagonal... 8 squared is 64, so 64+64 =128. Square root of 128 is 11.31 which is 11 feet, four inches. Again, it would work but coverage at the ends would be limited due to the angle.
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  10. #30
    Whatever you decide, get some Mountaingoat tarp skins for it, thank me later.

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